This collection contains forty oversized color reproductions of paintings illustrating history of medicine subjects and important persons, including: Primitive Medicine (Navaho), Egyptian, Hammurabi fee setting, Asclepius, Galen, Rhazes, Paracelsus, Vesalius, medieval hospitals, Pare, Harvey, Lavoisier, Sydenham, Lind, Leeuwenhoek, Laennac, Pinel, J Hunter, Morgagni, Rush, Jenner, 5 - Anesthesia (Morton), Semmelweis, AMA founding, Sims, Virchow, Helmholtz, Bernard, Pasteur, Lister, Charcot, Roentgen, Johns Hopkins, Conquest of yellow fever, Cannon, Ehrlich, Cushing, Goldberger, Ramon y Cajal.
.50 linear foot
These forty oversized color reproductions of paintings illustrating the history of medicine were painted by Robert A. Thom (1915-1979) and reproduced for distribution by Parke-Davis Pharmaceuticals between 1957 and 1963. The series highlights major figures and their discoveries from the earliest times to the early twentieth century.
Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository